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Tunisia: new historic record of banknotes and coins in circulation - African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)

World Banknotes - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:38

African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)

Tunisia: new historic record of banknotes and coins in circulation
African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)
The sharp increase in banknotes and coins in circulation is continuing. Their volume reached a new historic record at the end of last week exceeding 11.22 billion dinars. This growth in the level of banknotes and coins in circulation reflects a change ...

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Bank of England decides to keep using animal products for banknotes - CNBC

World Banknotes - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 06:21

CNBC

Bank of England decides to keep using animal products for banknotes
CNBC
The Bank of England (BOE) has decided to keep using polymer, an ingredient containing beef for its banknotes. The bank faced a backlash over the introduction of the initial £5 polymer note in November. Polymer will be used in the printing of the new ...
Bank of England to keep animal fat in banknotes despite complaintsThe Guardian
BoE to keep animal products in banknotesFinancial Times
Bank of England to keep using animal products in bank notesBNN
The Independent -BBC News -City AM
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Bank of England says will not change animal-fat banknotes - Reuters

World Banknotes - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 04:36

Bank of England says will not change animal-fat banknotes
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said on Thursday it would not change the way its new plastic banknotes are made, despite concerns among some vegetarians and religious groups about trace amounts of animal fat used in their production.

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Animal products will still be used for banknotes, BoE decides - Eagle Radio

World Banknotes - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 04:33

Eagle Radio

Animal products will still be used for banknotes, BoE decides
Eagle Radio
The Bank of England has decided to carry on using chemicals derived from animal products to make its new plastic banknotes despite an outcry. An extensive consultation saw 88% of those who responded say they were against the use of the additives.

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BoE to keep animal products in banknotes - Financial Times

World Banknotes - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 04:21

Financial Times

BoE to keep animal products in banknotes
Financial Times
The Bank of England has announced it will continue to use polymer banknotes containing products derived from animal fat, in a move that is likely to outrage animal rights activists who had hoped they would be made vegan-friendly. Thousands of people ...
Britain's New Bank Notes: Secure. Durable. Not for Vegetarians.New York Times
Bank of England decides to keep using animal products for banknotesCNBC
Bank of England to keep animal fat in banknotes despite complaintsThe Guardian
The Straits Times -BBC News -The Independent -City AM
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Be aware of fake banknotes - Solomon Star News - Solomon Star

World Banknotes - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:33

Solomon Star

Be aware of fake banknotes - Solomon Star News
Solomon Star
There is a notable increase of fake or counterfeit banknotes currently circulating within the country. The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has warned on ...

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Be aware of fake banknotes - Solomon Star

World Banknotes - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:33

Solomon Star

Be aware of fake banknotes
Solomon Star
When dealing with higher denomination banknotes, particularly the $100 banknote, the public must always practice the habit of checking for any banknote security features before accepting. CBSI advises in particular the late night vendors, all ...

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India scrapping banknotes hurts G4S - The Times

World Banknotes - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 05:59

The Times

India scrapping banknotes hurts G4S
The Times
Demonetisation in India is not just hurting the counterfeiters, money launderers and the cash-in-hand economy. G4S said the mass withdrawal of high denomination banknotes announced in November by the Indian government and the subsequent hit to the ...

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Man arrested with fake Australian banknotes in Murray Bridge ... - The Advertiser

World Banknotes - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 22:49

The Advertiser

Man arrested with fake Australian banknotes in Murray Bridge ...
The Advertiser
A COLLECTION of fake Australian banknotes have been discovered during an arrest at Murray Bridge. The clearly counterfeit notes — in denominations of $20, ...
Fake Australian banknotes with Chinese characters seized in ... - ABCABC Online

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Fake Australian banknotes with Chinese characters seized in ... - ABC - ABC Online

World Banknotes - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:29

ABC Online

Fake Australian banknotes with Chinese characters seized in ... - ABC
ABC Online
Fake Australian banknotes with Chinese characters across the currency's clear window have been found on a man detained for acting suspiciously in the South ...
Man arrested with fake Australian banknotes in Murray Bridge ...The Advertiser

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Banknotes worth 2p, medicines rationed and peaceful protesters crushed by force: JOHN R BRADLEY outlines ... - Daily Mail

World Banknotes - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 19:13

Daily Mail

Banknotes worth 2p, medicines rationed and peaceful protesters crushed by force: JOHN R BRADLEY outlines ...
Daily Mail
A carrier bag of banknotes is worth less than the rolls of toilet paper Venezuelans must queue for hours to buy – and then be fingerprinted to stop them from making multiple purchases. Water and electricity supplies as well as medicines are regularly ...

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CCTV appeal to trace forged banknotes suspect - Yorkshire Post

World Banknotes - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:50

Yorkshire Post

CCTV appeal to trace forged banknotes suspect
Yorkshire Post
POLICE in Hull have released a CCTV image of a man suspected of using forged banknotes. He is wanted on suspicion of paying for goods in the Holderness Road area of Hull with forged notes. A Humberside Police spokesman said: "If you can identify this ...

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W50,000 bills account for 80% of cash - The Korea Herald

World Banknotes - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 02:14

The Korea Herald

W50,000 bills account for 80% of cash
The Korea Herald
About 61.8 percent of 50,000 won banknotes returned to the central bank during the first half of 2017, the highest in five years. Some 12.3 trillion won was issued in 50,000 won notes, while 7.4 trillion won was retrieved by the Bank of Korea in the ...
Volume of 50000-won bills in circulation exceeds 80 tln wonYonhap News

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Indian national arrested for counterfeit banknotes - The Nation - The Nation

World Banknotes - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 03:39

The Nation

Indian national arrested for counterfeit banknotes - The Nation
The Nation
An Indian man was arrested by police in front of a money exchange kiosk in Pattaya on Sunday morning for allegedly trying to exchange fake dollars for Thai ...

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Tunisia: level of banknotes and coins in circulation hits new record high - African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)

World Banknotes - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 06:56

Tunisia: level of banknotes and coins in circulation hits new record high
African Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)
In the absence of a radical solution to the expansion of the informal economy and the adequate development of modern means of payment, the circulation of notes and coins in circulation is increasing in Tunisia. Their level reached a new historic record ...

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Fake holiday money: how to spot counterfeit euro and dollar banknotes - lovemoney.com

World Banknotes - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:27

lovemoney.com

Fake holiday money: how to spot counterfeit euro and dollar banknotes
lovemoney.com
The most counterfeited notes in Europe are €20 and €50 bank notes, but working out if you have one is straightforward. “You can check your notes using the simple 'feel, look and tilt' method,” says the European Central Bank. The paper your euros is ...

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Notes in circulation at 86% of pre-demonetisation level: Govt - Livemint

World Banknotes - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 06:29

Livemint

Notes in circulation at 86% of pre-demonetisation level: Govt
Livemint
New Delhi: Notes in circulation as on 21 July were nearly 86% of the pre-demonetisation level and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made arrangements for supply of adequate banknotes in various denominations, Parliament was informed on Friday.
Notes in circulation at 86% of pre-note ban level: Govt - India.comIndia.com

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Thailand: Commemorative banknote set to be issued in September honours life of late king - Coin Update News

World Banknotes - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:24

Coin Update News

Thailand: Commemorative banknote set to be issued in September honours life of late king
Coin Update News
The Bank of Thailand has unveiled (20th July) a new set of banknotes in all available denominations in remembrance of the late King Rama IX (or Bhumibol Adulyadej), who died on the 13th October 2016 at the age of 88. King Rama IX was Thailand's ...

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Going on holiday? Here's how to spot a fake euro or dollar note – and what to do if you find one - The Sun

World Banknotes - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 06:00

The Sun

Going on holiday? Here's how to spot a fake euro or dollar note – and what to do if you find one
The Sun
In the €50, €100, €200 and €500 banknotes, the hologram will change between the value of the banknote and a window or doorway. In the background, you can see rainbow-coloured concentric circles of tiny letters moving outwards. On the new €5 and €10 a ...

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Central Bank of Malta observes decrease in reported counterfeit ... - Malta Independent Online

World Banknotes - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 02:39

Malta Independent Online

Central Bank of Malta observes decrease in reported counterfeit ...
Malta Independent Online
There was a notable decrease in the number of counterfeit euro banknotes reported to the Central Bank of Malta in the first half of 2017, a statement by the ...

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